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Date Last Updated: 31-03-2017

Survey Name:

Aviation Statistics

Survey purpose:

The aviation statistics release provides annual and monthly information on the number of passengers handled by all Irish airports and freight handled by the five main airports, Cork, Dublin, Kerry, Knock and Shannon.

Legislative Basis National:

SI No. 91 of 2014 STATISTICS (CARRIAGE OF PASSENGERS, FREIGHT AND MAIL BY AIR) ORDER 2013

Legislative Basis European:

REGULATION (EC) No 437/2003 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 February 2003 on statistical returns in respect of the carriage of passengers, freight and mail by air

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 546/2005

Periodicity:

Annual

Statistical Population:

The results are based on a full census, i.e. all variables are fully reported by each airport to the Central Statistics Office.

Sampling Frame:

Administrative Data is received on a monthly basis from Irish airports.

Reference Area:

Administrative Data is received on a monthly basis Irish airports.

Time Coverage:

January 2005 to date

Base Period:

Not applicable

Sector Coverage:

All Irish airports

Survey Size:

Administrative data from all Irish airports

Principal Output Collected:

Airport origin and destination, number of passengers, air freight, flight types: arrival and departure, scheduled and non-scheduled, passenger and freight.

Principal External Users:

Eurostat, Airports

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Business Statistics

Contact Person:

Noreen Dorgan

Contact Person Function:

Higher Executive Officer

Other Business Area Specialists:

Brendan Curtin

Contact email:

transport@cso.ie

Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000